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|Team Outlook and Scouting Report|
SEASON FORECASTS AND FUTURES PICKS
Their championship odds are 30/1, 3.2% (#16 best). They are not a good bet to win the championship. Their 2.1% chance is #12 in the league. In simulations, they win the East 4.8% of the time and are not a good value at 15/1, 6.2%. The Hurricanes are averaging 94.8 points per sim which makes them a decent bet to come under 95.5. At -180 the Hurricanes are a good value to make the playoffs with a 67.9% chance. Their odds of winning their division are 9/2, 18.2%. They win the division in 14.9% of simulations. Their average wins per simulation puts them at #6 in the East.
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REGULAR SEASON RECAP AND UPCOMING GAMES
They were expected to win 54% of their games last season so their 46-29-7 met expectations. Against the money line they turned a +52 profit. They broke even against the money line. They were not good on puck lines going 38-44 (-289 loss). More of their games came in under (46) than went over (34). They are favored in their upcoming game vs the Montreal Canadiens. The table below shows their upcoming games, their simulation based win percentage and their recent head to head record (WL, ATS, OU).
TEAM STATISTICAL STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES
Their record is better than it should be. Since 10/2/2018 their average goal differential is +0.2 (includes playoff games) which ranks #14 in the league, but their rank based on points (per game) is #9. This is a relatively better home team than a road team. They are the #8 ranked team in goal differential in home games, vs #13 in road games.
OFFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (League Rank):
DEFENSIVE STATS PER GAME (Lower # is Better):
TEAM FANTASY LEADERS
The table below show the most valuable fantasy players on the team led by Petr Mrazek who is projected to be the #14 Goalie. The Better Option column shows the player directly above him and the Better Than column shows the player directly below him in the projected position rankings.
|20||Aho, Sebastian||C||6-0||176||07/26/1997||No College|
|18||Dzingel, Ryan||LW||6-0||190||03/09/1992||No College|
|6||Edmundson, Joel||D||6-4||215||06/28/1993||No College|
|4||Fleury, Haydn||D||6-3||208||07/08/1996||No College|
|13||Foegele, Warren||LW||6-2||198||04/01/1996||No College|
|51||Gardiner, Jake||D||6-2||203||07/04/1990||No College|
|29||Gibbons, Brian||RW||5-8||175||02/26/1988||No College|
|19||Hamilton, Dougie||D||6-6||229||06/17/1993||No College|
|56||Haula, Erik||C||6-0||193||03/23/1991||No College|
|43||Luostarinen, Eetu||C||6-3||184||09/02/1998||No College|
|23||McGinn, Brock||RW||6-0||187||02/02/1994||No College|
|34||Mrazek, Petr||G||6-1||190||02/14/1992||No College|
|88||Necas, Martin||RW||6-1||178||01/15/1999||1||No College|
|21||Niederreiter, Nino||LW||6-2||218||09/08/1992||No College|
|22||Pesce, Brett||D||6-3||206||11/15/1994||No College|
|47||Reimer, James||G||6-2||220||03/15/1988||No College|
|74||Slavin, Jaccob||D||6-3||207||05/01/1994||No College|
|11||Staal, Jordan||C||6-4||220||09/10/1988||No College|
|37||Svechnikov, Andrei||LW||6-2||195||03/26/2000||No College|
|86||Teravainen, Teuvo||RW||5-11||191||09/11/1994||No College|
|71||Wallmark, Lucas||C||6-0||178||09/05/1995||No College|
|57||van Riemsdyk, Trevor||D||6-2||192||07/24/1991||No College|